Originally posted on January 27, 2020 @ 11:05 am
new roman’, times; font-size: 20px;”>The craze of self publishing has taken over authors. Every author wants it easy. Most want to avoid the hassles and frustration that comes with involving a publisher in the process. Multiple manuscript rejections, tardiness of the whole process, and lack of freedom are the very factors that propel a book author to go the self-publishing route.
new roman’, times; font-size: 20px;”>Freedom – If you are new in the publishing industry and think that self-publishing will be easy for you to get over the first few hurdles here, then maybe you are right. But, publish your work gives you greater freedom to choose the various aspects of your book like its cover page, design, and layout. You have a complete control over what you need to put into your book.
new roman’, times; font-size: 20px;”>Quick Process – If you aren’t an experienced author, you have very little luck with big and popular publishers. They won’t risk their image by publishing anamateurish writer’ work who’s still struggling to get his creation in the market. What if there are no sales? Both you and the publisher are to lose.
new roman’, times; font-size: 20px;”>Online Publishing – Self-publishing is easily accomplished through the online mode. Online book publishing has drastically changed the face of book publishing; Traditional publishers worry about their extinction in the coming time. The shelf life of eBooks is much larger than that of a printed book copy. A retailer will retain your printed book for some days or months; your eBook is always there on the internet unless you choose to delete it yourself. So, there are greater chances of an eBook getting noticed versus a printed copy.
new roman’, times; font-size: 20px;”>Easy Promotion- If you wish to distribute few free copies to generate an initial wave of interest amongst readers, you can easily do it via the digital mode.Once your free e-copy reaches the readers who have a larger sphere of influence owing to their huge network, your book will become widely known amongst the reader base.
new roman’, times; font-size: 20px;”>Many authors who are tired of approaching multiple publishers and coming out unsuccessful each time have found self-publishing to be an ideal mode of publishing their book. When you self-publish your book, you are the sole master of your book’s destiny. If it is successful, you are to take the credit. If it fails, nobody else is to be blamed.
new roman’, times; font-size: 20px;”>Jasmine Roy has extensive experience in writing on a range of topics.These portals they not only support book publishers, new authors, freelance illustrators but they also provide valuable information and services to publishing agents and agencies.